Suggestion for Wacom tablets

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eduardhc
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Suggestion for Wacom tablets

Post by eduardhc » Sun Nov 26, 2006 11:17

Hi,
Could you please include the following udev 'rules' file for Wacom tablets in Sabayon as Ubuntu does by default?

/etc/udev/rules.d/10-wacom.rules:

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KERNEL=="event*", SYSFS{idVendor}=="056a", NAME="input/%k", SYMLINK="input/wacom%e" 


This automatically creates the '/dev/input/wacom' link to the correct '/dev/input/eventX', which makes xorg.conf configuration easier for Wacom tablets.

Another interesting thing would be to initialize Wacom section to a default values more 'standard', like i.e.:

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Section "InputDevice"
  Driver        "wacom"
  Identifier    "stylus"
  Option        "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"   # USB ONLY
  Option        "Type"          "stylus"
  Option        "USB"           "on"                  # USB ONLY
  Option   "Mode"      "Absolute"
  Option   "PressCurve"   "0,5,95,100"
  Option   "Button2"   "3"
  Option   "Button3"   "2"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
  Driver        "wacom"
  Identifier    "eraser"
  Option        "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"   # USB ONLY
  Option        "Type"          "eraser"
  Option        "USB"           "on"                  # USB ONLY
  Option   "Mode"      "Absolute"
  Option   "PressCurve"   "0,5,95,100"
  Option   "Button2"   "3"
  Option   "Button3"   "2"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
  Driver        "wacom"
  Identifier    "cursor"
  Option        "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"   # USB ONLY
  Option        "Type"          "cursor"
  Option        "USB"           "on"                  # USB ONLY
EndSection

# This section is for Intuos3, Cintiq 21UX, or Graphire4 only
Section "InputDevice"
  Driver        "wacom"
  Identifier    "pad"
  Option        "Device"        "/dev/input/wacom"   # USB ONLY
  Option        "Type"          "pad"
  Option        "USB"           "on"                  # USB ONLY
  Option   "ButtonsOnly" "on"
  Option   "Button9" "2"
  Option   "Button13" "3"
EndSection

Section "ServerLayout"
    ...

    InputDevice    "stylus"    "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice    "eraser"    "SendCoreEvents"
    InputDevice    "cursor"    "SendCoreEvents"    # For non-LCD tablets only
    InputDevice    "pad"   "SendCoreEvents"

EndSection


This would automatically set up Pen and Eraser tools in absolute mode (which is their intended default mode) and activate the pad wheel to work as a standard mouse wheel.

Cheers,
Eduard

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Post by cvill64 » Mon Dec 11, 2006 22:34

looks good, i'll test it out with my usb wacom tablet, we have rudimentary support in there right now, but we'll see if we can get better

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